In Japan, Foreigners Increasingly Fill Workforce Gaps

Lisa Du
August 30, 2015
Wall Street Journal

“Non-Japanese are taking a bigger role in powering Japan’s economy as a labor shortage impels the country to overcome its long-standing resistance to foreign workers. With hundreds of thousands of jobs going unfilled, businesses from noodle shops to auto-parts factories are squeezing every existing channel to get help.”

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JCIE Managing Director Toshihiro Menju is interviewed in this Wall Street Journal article on migration in Japan.